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African Early Child Development Assessment Resource (ECDRES) 2007

The resource which includes descriptions of tests used to assess a range of functions together with African research and standardisation data, is available as a searchable on-line portal.

Investigating employer interaction with the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) 2013 - All provinces

The data set contains information from employers who have registered vacancies on the ESSA database and covers topics regarding the size and location of their industries, the profile of the work force, experience with ESSA and other recruitment channels used.

The data set contains 265 cases and 94 variables. 265 of the 605 employers realised providing a 43.8% realisation.

Framework for the development of an annual development report for the National Development Agency (FDADR) 2013: All provinces in South Africa

This is a qualitative study which conducted a total of 5 in-depth interviews. Organisations have been selected as respondents based on their experience and knowledge of development work in South Africa.

Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars 2014-2015

The seminars focused on HSRC projects that were underway in 2014-2015 and related work being done elsewhere at the time of the seminar. The seminars addressed latest research, identified research gaps, suggested new research agendas and explored potential policy relevance. This data set includes the proceedings of the 10 seminars of 2014-2015. The following themes were covered:

17 September 2014 - Knowledge Generation and Innovation in the Humanities

16 October 2014 - Measuring Multiple Deprivation at a Small Area Level in South Africa: A Springboard for Tackling Deprivation in the Eastern Cape

02 December 2014 - The Current State of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in South Africa: Research Findings and Implications for Programme Development

09 December 2014 - Critical Perspectives on the ASSAf Humanities Consensus Report

02 March 2015 - Substance Abuse, Harm Prevention and Harm Reduction: Setting a Research Agenda

03 March 2015 - Spatial Measures of Socio-economic Inequality in South Africa

10 March 2015 - Human and Social Dynamics: The Role of the Social Sciences in Science Engagement

11 March 2015 - Public Engagement for Good Governance: The Role of the Humanities

24 March 2015 - (Un)healthy diets - A Tale of Misinformation or Competing Interests?

27 March 2015 - Food, Nutrition, and Care: Security During the First 1,000 days

Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars 2015-2016

The seminars focused on HSRC projects that were underway in 2015-2016 and related work being done elsewhere at the time of the seminar. The seminars addressed latest research, identified research gaps, suggested new research agendas and explored potential policy relevance. This data set includes the proceedings of the 10 seminars of 2015-2016. The following themes were covered:

25 April 2015 - The role of government in an unequal world

26 August 2015 - The meaning of democracy in post-1994 rural South Africa: examples from research conducted in the Eastern Cape

27 August 2015 - The meaning of democracy in post-1994 rural South Africa: Policy implications of research conducted in the Eastern Cape and its impact on the Xhalanga District Court judgement

11 September 2015 - Terrorism, New Militarisms, and Human Rights - Transdisciplinary Approaches

14 September 2015 - Assessments of Social Inequality across Time and Countries

15 September 2015 - Attitudes Towards Social Inequality: Hopes, Fears and Global Prospects

16 November 2015 - The role of science councils in realizing national development goals

25 November 2015 - Exploring policy and practice for a gender responsive mining sector

27 November 2015 Bringing cognitive justice and restorative action in public policy making

17 March 2016 - A new social imaginary and subjectivities for a diverse, socially just world: some interventions

Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) Research Seminars 2016-2017

The seminars focused on HSRC projects that were underway in 2016-2017 and related work being done elsewhere at the time of the seminar. The seminars addressed latest research, identified research gaps, suggested new research agendas and explored potential policy relevance. This data set includes the proceedings of the 10 seminars of 2016-2017. The following themes were covered:

30 June 2016 - Rebellion of the poor: Research, politics, policing and people

01 July 2016 - Rebellion of the poor: Research on protests: South Africa, Egypt, Turkey and Ukraine Compared

28 September 2016 - Researching youth languages in Africa

21 November 2016 - Capacity building for (community) engaged scholarship

23 November 2016 - Policy co-ordination and growth traps in a middle-income country setting: The case of South Africa

24 November 2016 - Best practice in male circumcision: The acknowledgement of traditional leaders as custodians

08 March 2017 - The 'Human Capital Pipeline' - Human capabilities and the South African System of Innovation

22 March 2017 - Towards a more equal society: Perspectives of educational inequality in South Africa

23 March 2017 - The National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS): What does NIDS tell us about growing up in South Africa? A focus on children and youth

31 March 2017 - Intergenerational trauma and memory: Implications for social cohesion in contemporary South Africa

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2008: Guardian 2-11 - All provinces

The guardian data of the SABSSM 2008 study covers information from the parents or care givers of children 2 - 11 years on matters ranging from biographical information of the child and parent/guardian, the child's home environment, care and protection, sources of information on HIV and AIDS, media impact and the health status of the child.

The data set contains 243 variables and 4318 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Adult - All provinces

The Adult data set contains information on: biographical data, media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS, male circumcision, sexual debut, partners and partner characteristics, condoms, vulnerability, HIV testing, alcohol and substance use, general perceptions about government, health and violence in the community.

The data set contains 879 variables and 30563 cases.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Child 12-14 years - All provinces

This data set contains responses from individuals who are 12 to 14 years old who self-reported on the indicators related to HIV/AIDS behaviour and testing. The respondents' biographical data, school attendance, questions on media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV and AIDS, home environment, care and protection at school, sexual debut, attitudes and knowledge towards sexual roles, health questions, male circumcision, crime and social norms were included.

The data set contains 227 variables and 2273 cases.

Refer to the user guide for information regarding guidance relating to data analysis.

Subsequent to the dissemination of version 1 of the Child 12-14 data set the skip patterns for the data set were corrected and is disseminated as Version 2.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Combined - All provinces

In the combined data set four individual data sets were combined, guardians for children to 11 years, children 12 to 14 years, youths and adults 15 years and older and individual's information from the visiting point data set.

The data set contains information on: biographical data, media, communication and norms, knowledge and perceptions of HIV/AIDS, male circumcision, sexual debut, partners and partner characteristics, condoms, vulnerability, HIV testing, alcohol and substance use, general perceptions about government, health and violence in the community.

The data set contains 917 variables and 44029 cases.

Subsequent to the dissemination of version 1 of the Combined data set the skip patterns for the Adult and Child data sets were corrected and updated in the Combined data set which is disseminated as Version 2.

South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) 2012: Guardian 0-11 years - All provinces

The data set contains the data of the parents or guardians of children aged 0 to 11 years. Some of the questions included were the child's biographical data, health status and health questions, male circumcision, education of the child on life issues, infant and child feeding practices as well as school attendance and immunisation records.

The data set contains 275 variables and 9667 cases.

Refer to the user guide for information regarding guidance relating to data analysis.

Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) 2007-08 Wave 1 - All provinces in South Africa

The data sets included in the SAGE 2007-08 study comprised household survey data, household members survey data and individual survey data.

396 of 600 targeted EAs (66%) were realised.

WHO ID Number: ZAF-WHO-SAGE-2007-v01

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2003: Combined data with individual weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined data set. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2003 were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 4980 records and 269 variables.

Core topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behaviour, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables, nature of families and family authority.

This version of the combined dataset should be used when analysis is to be performed at individual level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2003: Combined data with household weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined dataset. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2003 were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 4980 records and 269 variables.

Core topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behaviour, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables, nature of families and family authority.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at household level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2003: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2003 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2497 records and 369 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services-education, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behaviour, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables, nature of families and family authority.

Rotating modules are: health status, HIV/AIDS and health behaviour, communication, International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module: national identity, democracy part 2, poverty, generational and gender attitudes and domestic violence, interpersonal violence.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2003: Questionnaire 2 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2003 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2483 records and 356 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services-education,health status, HIV/AIDS, health behaviour,moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables, nature of families and family authority.

Rotating modules are: health status, HIV/AIDS and health behaviour, communication, International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module: national identity, democracy part 2, poverty, generational and gender attitudes and domestic violence, interpersonal violence.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2004: Combined data with individual weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined dataset. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2004 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 5583 records and 255 variables.

Core topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services and local government, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behavior, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at individual level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2004: Combined data with household weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined dataset. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2004 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 5583 records and 255 variables.

Core topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services and local government, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behavior, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at household level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2004: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2004 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2799 records and 343 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services and local government, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behaviour, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module, environment, democracy part 2, poverty.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2004: Questionnaire 2 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2004 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2784 records and 336 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services and local government, health status, HIV/AIDS, health behavior, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module, environment, democracy part 2, poverty.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2005: Combined data with individual weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined dataset. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2005 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 5734 records and 167 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, national identity, public services, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, water, demographics and other classificatory variables.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at individual level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2005: Combined data with household weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined dataset. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2005 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 5734 records and 167 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, national identity, public services, moral and religious issues, crime, voting, water, demographics and other classificatory variables.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at household level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2005: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2005 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2850 records and 311 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, national identity, public services-education, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module – Work orientation, intergroup relations, Soccer World Cup, democracy part 2, water services and poverty.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2005: Questionnaire 2 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2005 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2884 records and 313 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, national identity, public services, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module – Work orientation, intergroup relations, Soccer World Cup, democracy part 2, water services and poverty.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2006: Combined data with individual weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined data set. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2006 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 5843 records and 157 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at individual level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2006: Combined data with household weight - All provinces

The harmonised core module data are available in the combined dataset. The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2006 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The combined data set contains 5843 records and 157 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

This version of the combined dataset should be used where analysis is to be performed at household level.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2006: Questionnaire 1 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2006 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2904 records and 379 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: communication, national identity, social exclusion, poverty, tourism and leisure, media and communication, work and welfare.

South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) 2006: Questionnaire 2 - All provinces

The questions contained in the core modules of the two SASAS questionnaires for 2006 (demographics and core thematic issues) were asked of 7000 respondents, while the remaining rotating modules were asked of a half sample of approximately 3500 respondents each.

The data set contains 2939 records and 388 variables.

Topics included in the questionnaires are: democracy, identity, public services, moral issues, crime, voting, demographics and other classificatory variables.

Rotating modules are: communication, International Social Surveys Programme (ISSP) module, national identity, social exclusion, poverty, tourism and leisure, media and communication, work and welfare.

Assessment of the mental health impact on children of having a parent die of AIDS (TRMHO), 2013: Teacher reports - Mangaung, North-West Province

Ten reports were written by teachers on their experience of using the Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire on adolescents in Mangaung and on the perceived mental health problems being experienced by the adolescent in their classrooms.

South African Voter Participation Survey (VPS) 2000 - All provinces

The following topics were covered in this questionnaire: voter education, voter registration and participation, general perceptions on voting, voting behaviour and history, media and information, as well as respondent and household characteristics. Question 32 has been removed from the data.

This data set contains 2704 cases and 79 variables.

South African Voter Participation Survey (VPS) 2005 - All provinces

The following topics were covered in this questionnaire: democracy and governance issues, voter registration and participation, general perceptions on voting, voting behaviour and history, media and information issues, satisfaction with institutions, access to services, respondent and household characteristics.

This data set contains 4930 cases and 321 variables.

South African Voter Participation Survey (VPS), 2008 - All provinces

The following topics were covered in this questionnaire: democracy and governance issues, voter registration and participation, general perceptions on voting, voting behaviour and history, media and information issues, satisfaction with institutions, access to services, respondent and household characteristics.

This data set contains 3885 cases and 349 variables.